marbocare flavour 5mg ® Tablets for dogs and cats Marbofloxacin Statement of the active substances and other ingredients Fluoroquinolones should be reserved for the treatment of clinical conditions which have responded poorly, or are expected to respond poorly to other classes of antimicrobials. Whenever Each tablet contains: possible, use of fluoroquinolones should be based on Active substance: susceptibility testing. Use of the product deviating from the Marbofloxacin 5.0mg instructions given in the SPC may increase the prevalence of Beige brown spotted round tablets with a score line on one side. bacteria resistant to the (fluoro)quinolones and may decrease effectiveness of treatment with other quinolones due to the Indications potential for cross-resistance. Marbofloxacin is indicated in the treatment of the following Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay infections caused by susceptible strains of organisms (see Other Studies in laboratory animals (rats, rabbits) showed no Information section); teratogenicity, embryotoxicity and maternotoxicity with Dogs marbofloxacin at therapeutic doses. • Skin and soft tissue infections (skinfold pyoderma, impetigo, The safety of marbofloxacin has not been assessed in pregnant and folliculitis, furunculosis,cellulitis) lactating dogs. Use only accordingly to the benefit/risk assessment • Urinary tract infections (UTI) associated or not with prostatitis by the responsible veterinarian in pregnant and lactating animals. or epididymitis Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms • Respiratory tract infections of interaction Cats Fluoroquinolones are known to interact with orally administered • Skin and soft tissue infections (wounds, abscesses, phlegmons) cations (Aluminium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron). In such cases, • Upper respiratory tract infections the bioavailability may be reduced. When administered together with theophylline, the half-life and Contraindications thus the plasma concentration of theophylline increases. Hence, in Do not use in dogs aged less than 12 months, or less than 18 case of concurrent administration the dose of theophylline should months for exceptionally large breeds of dogs, such as Great be reduced. Danes, Briard, Bernese, Bouvier and Mastiffs, with a longer Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), growth period. if necessary Not recommended for use in cats aged less than 16 weeks. Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to marbofloxacin Overdosage may cause acute signs in the form of neurological disorders, which should be treated symptomatically. or other (fluoro)quinolones or to any of the excipients. User Warnings Do not use in case of confirmed or suspected resistance to People with known hypersensitivity to fluoroquinolones should fluoroquinolones (cross resistance). avoid using this product. In case of accidental ingestion seek Adverse reactions medical attention and show product label and/or package Mild side effects such as vomiting, softening of faeces, leaflet to the doctor. Wash hands after use. modification of thirst or transient increase in activity may Special precautions for the disposal of occasionally occur. These signs cease spontaneously after treatment and do not necessitate cessation of treatment. unused product or waste material, if any If you notice any serious effects or other effects not mentioned in Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials this leaflet, please inform your veterinary surgeon. derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements. Target species Dogs and cats. Date on which the package leaflet was last Dosage for each species, routes and method of administration For oral administration. The recommended dose rate is 2mg/kg/day in a single daily administration (see table below). Body Weight (kg) 1.3 – 2.5 2.6 – 5.0 Tablets 1 2 To ensure a correct dosage body weight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing. Dogs: • In skin and soft tissue infections, treatment duration is at least 5 days. Depending on the course of the disease, it may be extended up to 40 days. • In urinary tract infections, treatment duration is at least 10 days. Depending on the course of the disease, it may be extended up to 28 days. • In respiratory infections, treatment duration is at least 7 days and depending on the course of the disease, it may be extended up to 21 days. Cats: • For skin and soft tissue infections (wounds, abscesses, phlegmons) treatment duration is 3 to 5 days. • For upper respiratory infections treatment duration is 5 days. approved: 26.06.13 Other information For animal treatment only. Marbofloxacin is a synthetic, bactericidal antimicrobial, belonging to the fluoroquinolone group which acts by inhibition of DNA gyrase. It is effective against a wide range of Gram positive bacteria (in particular Staphylococci,Streptococci) and Gram negative bacteria (Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, Morganella morganii, Proteus spp, Klebsiella spp, Shigella spp, Pasteurella spp, Haemophilus spp, Moraxella spp, Pseudomonas spp, Brucella canis) as well as Mycoplasma spp. Bacterial strains with a MIC ≤ 1μg/ml are susceptible, strains with a MIC of 2μg/ml are intermediately susceptible and strains with a MIC ≥ 4μg/ml are resistant to marbofloxacin (CLSI, 2004). MIC90 values of marbofloxacin for strains of Staphylococcus (pseud)intermedius, Escherichia coli and Pasteurella multocida isolated from diseased cats and dogs in Germany were 0.5μg/ml, 0.5μg/ml and 0.06μg/ml, respectively. Resistance to fluoroquinolones occurs mostly by chromosomal mutation with three mechanisms: decrease of the bacterial wall permeability, expression of efflux pump or mutation of enzymes responsible for molecule binding. Marbofloxacin is not active against anaerobes, yeasts or fungi. Pack sizes Box containing 1 blister of 10 tablets (10 tablets) Box containing 2 blisters of 10 tablets (20 tablets) Keep out of the reach and sight of children. This veterinary medicinal Box containing 10 blisters of 10 tablets (100 tablets) product does not require any special storage conditions. Do not use Not all pack sizes may be marketed. after the expiry date stated on the blister and carton after “EXP” Marketing Authorisation Holder: EMDOKA bvba, John Lijsenstraat 16, B-2321 Hoogstraten, Belgium Special warnings Special precautions for use in animals Manufacturer for the batch release: Lelypharma BV, Zuiveringsweg 42, The fluoroquinolones have been shown to induce erosion of 8243 PZ Lelystad, The Netherlands articular cartilage in juvenile dogs and care should be taken to For any information about this veterinary medicinal product, please dose accurately especially in young animals. However at the contact the local representative of the marketing authorisation holder. therapeutic recommended dosage, no severe side-effects are to Animalcare Ltd, 10 Great North Way, York, YO26 6RB, UK be expected in dogs and cats. Some fluoroquinolones at high doses may have an epileptogenic UK only: IE only: VPA 10534/004/001 Vm 34534/4003 potential. Cautious use is recommended in dogs and cats POM POM-V diagnosed as suffering from epilepsy. Prescription only medicine To be supplied only on A low urinary pH could have an inhibitory effect on the activity veterinary prescription of marbofloxacin. Special storage precautions LP1467 S.0813 Door goedkeuring van deze proef accepteert u de specificaties vermeld in dit kader. Ons Ordernummer: 26519 Drukkleuren: Artikelnummer klant: LP1467 zwart van Oldenbarneveldtstraat 116 Status: S.0813 Fax 026 361 88 60 [email protected] Pharmacode: www.drukkerijleeflang.nl Formaat: 150 x 280 Enkel/Dubbelzijdig: 1/0 Datum Proef: 03-09-13 Stansmesnr.: Materiaal: Anda Gramsgewicht: 50 Vernis vrije ruimte: Braille Opmerkingen: 6827 AN Arnhem Tel. 026 362 12 62 Bestand aangeleverd Proefnr.: 1 Accoord klant: Torben Orskov Datum: De kleuren van deze proef zijn slechts een indicatie. Beoordeel de kleuren op wat vermeld staat of met een PMS-waaier. 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